As the first 5-star quality cruise to explore Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay, Orchid Classic remains a timeless inspiration thanks to its classic Indochine architecture combined with all-wooden interiors. Consisting of 14 spacious suites with balconies and private baths overlooking the Gulf, an outdoor Jaccuzzi on its sundeck, Orchid Classic with 5-star services guarantees clients an extraordinary experience in discovering the mysterious beauty of the Bay.
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
08:30 Luxury van picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta on the way to Ha Long Bay.
11:30 Arriving Tuan Chau Marina, have check-in procedures at waiting lounge.
12:15 Transfer to Orchid Premium by a tender boat. Welcome aboard, we’ll have some welcome drinks and gather at the restaurant for a cruise briefing and some safety instructions.
13:00 Passengers will be taking lunch while we cruise and visit Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay – one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature.
15:00 We will head to to Dark Cave and Bright Cave, the ideal place for you to feel close up from inside Ha Long Bay by bamboo boat or kayak.
17:00 Orchid Cruises enter an open, sparsely populated area at Tra Bau – Lan Ha Bay. Please enjoy a nice swim in the green emerald water here.
18:00 Being back onboard you may join a cooking demonstration, enjoy the Happy Hour (buy 1 get 1) at the bar while watching the view of the bay at sunset
Option: Massage service available. Please book with our Cruise Manager directly.
19:15 Savor a deluxe dinner made with the freshest ingredients in a sophisticated space with elegant French neoclassical style and traditional oriental touches.
21:00 It’s time to admire the beauty of the night on the bay, our bar on sundeck and in the restaurant welcome you. You may want to try your luck with squid fishing or watch a movie in the restaurant, we also have chess and cards for you.
23:00 Overnight on board.
Day 2: Halong Bay – Hanoi
06:30 It is a perfect time to refresh and indulge yourself in the peaceful beauty of the bay with a tai chi session on the sundeck. If you want to hunt for dawn, get up from 5:30 to 6:00 depending on the season, and consult our sailors.
07:00 We will have breakfast at the restaurant while continuing the cruise.
07:45 Kayaking activities in the Ao Ech area are held to discover the hidden charm of Ha Long – Lan Ha Bay.
08:30 Orchid Cruises welcomes you back on board and it is time for checking out.
10:00 Enjoy a delightful brunch at our restaurant while cruising back.
11:30 Disembark Orchid Premium at Tuan Chau Marina, say best wishes, and end your cruise with us.
14:30 Back to your drop-off point in Hanoi. End of the trip.
Cancellation by Customer
More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
From 3 to 7 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
No-Show: 100% of total rates
Cancellation due to bad weather
If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:
Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!
Children from 07 - 11: Stay with parent 75% adult rate. Extra bed : 93% adult rate
Children from 04 - 06: Stay with parent 50% adult rate. Extra bed : 75% adult rate
Children under 04: Stay with parent FOC
Only one (01) child under 4 years old sharing room with two (02) adults is allowed for FOC per cabin